mehopes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a neologistic pseudo-archaism, designed to resemble methinks. Compare meseems, which is genuinely archaic.

Contraction[edit]

mehopes

  1. (nonstandard) I hope.
    • 1860?, in Godey's Magazine, volumes 60-61, page 424:
      "Gentle maiden, though a captive, mehopes thou hast not found this confinement irksome, [] "